The Swagman 65141 Rincon Kayak/SUP Carrier is a roof mounted carrier that gives you the ability to carry one boat on the flat or one Stand Up Paddle Board. The Rincon makes it easy for you to just buy one system to carry either your SUP or kayak with ease. Each of the Rincon saddles is pivoting making it easier to load your kayak from the side or the rear of your vehicle. Since the 65141s saddles pivot back and forth it allows them to better conform to the shape of your kayak. The cradles and then covered in a padding which allows the Rincon saddles to provide the best fit to your kayak.
The advantage of carrying your kayak on the flat as opposed to a j-style carrier is that the kayak will catch less of a cross wind. Often people prefer to carry kayaks on the flat as it can be easier to tie them down as they are lower. If you are looking at carrying multiple kayaks on the roof you normally need to go with longer then recommended cross bars in order to carry two on the flat and anymore then two is only an option if you are carrying them using a j-style carrier.
The Rincon can also be used to carry SUP boards because of its ability to pivot allowing you the best angle of contact for your board. The padded point of contact on the cradle is designed to be flexible allowing it to better accomodate the differing shapes between the hull of a kayak and the base of a stand up paddle board.
In order to make the Swagman Rincon easier to use it has been outfitted with universal hardware, giving you the ability to mount it onto either your factory rack or an after market cross bar system. Lastly in order to make sure you have everything you need included the Rincon comes with cam buckle straps to tie your kayak down side to side along with bow and stern straps to tie your boat down front to back.
- Saddles fully pivot back and forth making it easier to load or unload your kayaks from either the back or the side. Since the cradles are pivoting they can better conform to the shape of the kayak providing a more secure hold onto your kayak
- Each cradle is padded where the kayak or SUP is making contact to provide additional support, while also conforming to better fit your kayak and your SUP
- The Rincon includes four saddles allowing you to fully support your kayak along with two sets of padded cam buckle straps to tie your boat down side to side, plus bow and stern straps to tie down the front and back
- Universal hardware designed to fit Yakima round bars, Thule square bars and factory up to 2.5 inch oval factory cross bars. If your bars happen to be slightly thicker additional bolts are included giving you the ability to fit bars with a larger diameter